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Definition: Under close supervision from the Homecare Supervisor (Senior Services) in the Senior Services Department, provides assistance in the performance of activities related to household maintenance within the client's home. Maintains safe and sanitary living conditions for clients in order for them to remain in their home at the community. This job class is treated as FLSA Non-Exempt.
Examples of Tasks:Essential Functions: Essential functions may vary among positions and may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.
Distinguishing Features: The Homecare Assistant I (Homemaker) differs from the Homecare Assistant II (Personal Care) by providing housekeeping services only rather than the personal care services provided by the Homecare Assistant II or the elevated personal care services provided by the Homecare Assistant III (Specialized Personal Care) or Homecare Supervisor (Senior Services).
1.Provides housekeeping services for private client residences that includes, but is not limited to, dusting, cleaning floors, bathrooms, ceilings, walls, windows and kitchens including ovens and refrigerators.
Washes and dries dishes.
Washes, dries, folds and irons clothing.
Stores laundry, linens and makes up the beds.
2.Plans and cooks meals, taking into consideration special dietary requirements.
3.Reminds clients to take prescribed medications at appropriate intervals but is not authorized to administer medicine to clients.
4.Respects client's property, privacy and special needs.
5.Provides information and referrals to clients for needed services.
6.Escorts clients to medical and legal appointments and may provide translation if needed.
7.Performs other job-related duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the program and departmental operation.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of the history, culture, laws, ordinances, customs and traditions of the SRPMIC.
Knowledge of personal and home hygiene and the importance of hygiene in the healthy functioning of adults.
Knowledge of the needs of the Elders.
Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients and their families, SRPMIC staff, Community Departments, Community Health Representatives and public health nurses.
Skill cooking for clients and also providing special dietary needs as required.
Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
Ability to utilize typical household appliances, including, but not limited to, a washer, dryer, microwave, oven, vacuum, iron and cooking utensils.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds on a daily basis.
Ability to come into physical contact with typical household cleaning solutions.
Ability to learn CPR.
Ability to learn First Aid.
Ability to obtain a Food Handler's license.
Ability to obtain home accident prevention training.
Ability to properly handle and dispose of contaminated waste materials.
Ability to drive a SRPMIC vehicle.
Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED is required.
For enrolled Community Members without a GED, must obtain a GED. Requires participation in the HR GED Program and successful completion of the Arizona state certified exam in order to continue employment with SRPMIC.
Must have current CPR certification OR obtain the training and certification in this area within 6 months from the date of hire.
Must have First Aid Certification OR obtain the training and certification in this area within 6 months from the date of hire.
Must have Food Handler's license OR obtain the training and certification in this area within 6 months from the date of hire.
Must provide proof of training in home accident prevention OR obtain the training and certification in this area within 6 months from the date of hire.
Equivalency: Equivalent combinations of education and experience that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered.
Insurability: Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License and meet the SRPMIC insurance standards.
May be required to work beyond normal work hours and also flexible work hours and work locations.
Requires physical contact with typical household cleaning solutions.
Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.
In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:
Documentation must be received by position closing date.
The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted.
Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.
Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community